Get more, in less time. With an innovation and entrepreneurship certificate from Saint Mary’s, you’ll be qualified to positively impact your organization from the perspective of an intrapreneur or entrepreneur in less than one year. Learn how to create and design innovative approaches through a new framework of leadership, strategic planning, and decision-making.
What Makes it Special
Complete this program in as little as one year
Four courses, eight weeks each
Explore how to fund, market, and lead new initiatives
Design a business model around a new idea
Credits may apply toward a Saint Mary’s master’s degree
Six credits can be applied to the University of San Diego’s M.S. in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship program
What You'll Learn
What You'll Learn
Solutions for problems using theories, processes, and business development tools
Design, build, and fund intrapreneurial and entrepreneurial business models using innovative planning
Marketing opportunities in a startup environment; selecting appropriate venues
Communication with stakeholders through entrepreneurial marketing plans
Innovative ways for organizations to thrive in times of uncertainty
Ethical leadership theories, corporate social responsibility, and social entrepreneurship
Start here, go even farther
After completing the graduate certificate program in innovation and entrepreneurship at Saint Mary’s, you may continue pursuing a full master’s degree in innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of San Diego. Our certificate credits are transferable to their 20-month, fully online M.S. in Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship program.
Innovation and entrepreneurship have no limits. All organizations and sectors — healthcare, retail, manufacturing, nonprofit, and government — need employees at all levels to develop innovative ways for continued growth and success. Whether you're a manager, supervisor, executive, or just getting started, innovation and entrepreneurship are practical ways to become a change-maker anywhere you go.